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Family Lepisosteidae Cuvier 1825 (gar)

Osteichthyes - Lepisosteiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 63030

Alternative spelling: Lepidosteidae

Parent taxon: Lepisosteoidea according to A. López-Arbarello 2012

Sister taxon: Obaichthyidae

Subtaxa: Atractosteus, Lepidosteus, Lepisosteus, Masillosteus, Nhanulepisosteus, Oniichthys

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore